Egypt, its chronology, mysteries and hieroglyphics were put aside.
In Egyptian hieroglyphics the symbol for stone is used as the determinative for Set.
The signet is hung upon a swivel, and has hieroglyphics on what may be called the reverse.
I shall not, in this connection, enter into a discussion of the nature of these hieroglyphics.
The plum-stones are graved with hieroglyphics, and counts are curiously made in a way that often defies computation by white men.
Their occupations are designated by the hieroglyphics above them.
The front faces the East; the pillars and the ruins of the walls are sculptured with hieroglyphics.
They confronted Alfred with the sheets on which were scribbled the hieroglyphics.
Beaumaroy was to start to-morrow for Morocco—on the strength of the hieroglyphics!
With her forefinger she idly traced some hieroglyphics on her lap.
A system of writing with pictures that represent words or sounds. The ancient Egyptians wrote with hieroglyphics. (See Rosetta stone.)
Note: Present-day writing that is hard to decipher or understand is sometimes jokingly called “hieroglyphics.”